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Tag: Fall Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Red Kuri Squash

December 2, 2021

The Red Kuri Squash is a small winter squash with a a nutty-slightly sweet flavor. They can be baked or roasted and used for a vegetable side dish or cut up and added to soup and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Popcorn

December 1, 2021

Popcorn is a variety of corn that is grown for drying to use for Popcorn. Popcorn can be used as a snack, appetizer, and to garnish a dish like soup. Many ingredients can be added to make it more flavorful such as butter, salts, citrus juice, herbs, Truffle Oil, and spices.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Piracicaba Broccoli

November 30, 2021

Piracicaba Broccoli is an heirloom variety of broccoli with a short season of availability. It has a grassy-musty-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crunchy-firm texture. Use like regular broccoli for crudités, pasta dish, soup, salad, tempura, stir-fry, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Karifurore Cauliflower

November 28, 2021

Karifurore Cauliflower, aka Fioretto Cauliflower, Flowering Cauliflower and Stick Cauliflower, is a cauliflower and broccoli hybrid that was created in Japan and introduced to the market in 2012.  Karifurore Cauliflower has a long thin green stem with a slightly sweeter flavor than regular types of cauliflower.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sausalito Watercress

November 27, 2021

Sausalito Watercress is a flavorful well-balanced type of watercress from Northern California that is a favorite with chefs. The green has a pleasant peppery-pungent flavor and a crisp-crunchy texture. It is great raw in a salad or sandwich or as a garnish. Also prepare as a vegetable side dish or purée for Watercress Soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Variegated Sage

November 24, 2021

Variegated Sage, aka Golden Leaf Sage, is one of the many varieties available and has a fruity-pungent-slightly sweet flavor. Use for a garnish (deep-fried is great), in a soup, stew, sauce, Gravy, and Stuffing.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pink Pearl Apple

November 23, 2021

The Pink Pearl Apple is a perfectly balanced apple with an aromatic-citrus-fruity-tart-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-juicy texture. Use them in a salad, pie, tart, jam or chutney, cobbler, betty, crisp and crumble.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Chestnut

November 22, 2021

Chestnuts are used a lot around this time of year. The nuts have a hard shell that are best when scored and then roasted. They have a sweet-nutty flavor and a dry-crunchy texture and can be puréed and used for a soup, added to a salad, used in desserts, and added to Stuffing and Gravy.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Sage

November 21, 2021

Purple Sage is similar to regular Sage with a minty-musty-strong-slightly bitter flavor. Use for Stuffing, gravy, soup, stew, and poultry dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Northern Spy Apple

November 20, 2021

The Northern Spy Apple is a nicely balanced apple with an astringent-tart-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-firm texture. Use for out-of-hand eating or add to a salad, use for chutney, compote or jam, or add to dessert dishes such as pie, betty, buckle, crisp, crumble and cobbler.…

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